Added by on 2014-10-06

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Comedy (1917 – 1936) 88 minutes ~ Black & White [Silent]

Feature:

DVD Contains: “Grand Slam Opera” (1936) 20 minutes Elmer Butts is a contestant in a radio amateur hour show hoping to win the first price… by dancing and juggling! “Oh Doctor” (1917) 23 minutes Roscoe is a doctor who falls in love with a pretty woman whose boyfriend, in turn, falls in love with Roscoe’s wife’s jewelry. “The Boat” (1921) 26 minutes Buster’s handmade boat, The Damfino, is finished and is, of course, too large to get through the basement door. When he drives off with it in tow, the side of his house, then the whole thing, collapses. At the harbor he rides the boat out only to have it sink beneath him. The rest is a series of adventures he and his family have with the restored boat. “The Electric House” (1922) 19 minutes Botany major Buster mistakenly graduates in electrical engineering and is hired to wire a new home. He installs lots of fanciful gadgets. The one who should have received the degree gets even by rewiring all the gadgets to wreak havoc.

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Comedy